Turkish blogged APP with confirmation that Istanbul is a nominee in the race ... for
European City of Culture and that the plans are now made for 2010. When recently staying on holiday in Istanbul - I read so much about the Culture City of Istanbul that I even wrote a poem title/Culture City of Istanbul and to my great delight my poem was selected for publication in America by poetry.com and my poem got an award .. Editors Choice Award. My contribution to actually winning the Award ...
I wonder what will be the next stage ....... with being nominated myself 3 times in America I am well travelled in that field of expectation and when I dont get the prize money I frown a bit and dust myself off and start all over again. But I must admit I was overjoyed to be selected in the UK as:
Waterstones Favourite Poet (my poem is prose poetry)along with the Greats! in 2008 ....... See Us on:
Istanbul has much to offer and I was amazed at apartments in Istanbul being so likeable that when I got more brochures on Apartments in Istanbul do you know I phoned my Bank Manager and said "Yes" to doing it ........ see you soon in the Istanbul Studio Apartment ... authors alert! Nice Work!